Jayavani is a Telugu TV serial and movie actress. Her original name is Uma Maheshwari Gummadi. Jayavani is her screen name. Her native place is Macharla, Guntur (Dist.), Andhra Pradesh. She was born and brought up in BHEL, Hyderabad. She entered the film industry with the film “February 14th Necklace Road”, directed by Srinivas Reddy.